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  • Sabres owner Terry Pegula says 2 losing seasons were successful…

    Sabres owner Terry Pegula says 2 losing seasons were successful for rebuilding process

    NHL.com Updated 9 hours ago
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula says the last two losing seasons were big successes for the team. Pegula said Thursday that the success didn't show up in wins and losses but will show up in the future. Pegula made the com...
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  • Buffalo Sabres sign prospect defenceman Brendan Guhle to 3-year…

    Buffalo Sabres sign prospect defenceman Brendan Guhle to 3-year, entry-level contract

    NHL.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have signed newly drafted defenceman Brendan Guhle to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal was announced Monday, a little over a month after Buffalo drafted Guhle with the 51st pick. Guhle turns 18 o...
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  • Ted Black out, Russ Brandon in as Buffalo Sabres team president

    Ted Black out, Russ Brandon in as Buffalo Sabres team president

    yahoo.com NHL.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    The Buffalo Sabres shook up their executive offices a bit on Monday with the news that they would be replacing Ted Black as President and alternate governor with Russ Brandon, who is currently the Managing Partner and President of the Buffalo Bills, a f…
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  • Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Jerry D'Amigo to 1-year, 2-way c…

    Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Jerry D'Amigo to 1-year, 2-way contract

    NHL.com Jul 23
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Jerry D'Amigo to a one-year contract. The deal is structured so that D'Amigo can play at either the NHL or minor-league level, the Sabres announced Thursday. The team had retained the ...
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  • Avalanche's Grigorenko eager to play for Roy: report

    Avalanche's Grigorenko eager to play for Roy: report

    NHL.com Jul 22
    Mikhail Grigorenko, who was traded to the Colorado Avalanche by the Buffalo Sabres at the 2015 NHL Draft, is hoping a reunion with Patrick Roy can spark his game. Roy coached Grigorenko for two seasons with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Maj...
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  • Getting To Know: Randy Burridge

    Getting To Know: Randy Burridge

    Status: NHL left winger from 1985-1999 for Boston, Buffalo, Washington, Los Angeles. HT: 5-9 WT: 185 pounds DOB: Jan. 7, 1966 In: Fort Erie, Ontario First Hockey Memory: “I started in a house league, I started skating when I was eleven. Me and my brothe…
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  • Dale Hawerchuk made it look easy, but hard work earned him the …

    Dale Hawerchuk made it look easy, but hard work earned him the first big UFA contract

    Twenty years ago this summer, the first crop of elite-level Group III unrestricted free agents went on the open market. The NHL was coming off its first protracted work stoppage, and the 1994-95 season was reduced to 48 games for each of the league’s 26…
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  • Grigorenko’s one-year deal with Avalanche could be his last cha…

    Grigorenko’s one-year deal with Avalanche could be his last chance

    In 2012, any trade between the Buffalo Sabres and Colorado Avalanche that involved Ryan O’Reilly could have centered on Mikahil Grigorenko. In 2015, the 21-year-old Russian winger was more of a throw in. Nearly three weeks following the completion of a …
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  • Sabres' Eichel will not attend U.S. junior camp

    Sabres' Eichel will not attend U.S. junior camp

    NHL.com Jul 15
    Jack Eichel, who was selected No. 2 in the 2015 NHL Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, will not be attending the United States national junior evaluation camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., from Aug. 1-8. Eichel was one of 11 players invited to camp who repre...
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  • Stars, Sabres, Blue Jackets pursuing Oduya: report

    Stars, Sabres, Blue Jackets pursuing Oduya: report

    The Dallas Stars, Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets are among the teams attempting to sign unrestricted free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya, the Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday. Oduya, 33, played the past three-plus seasons with the ...
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  • Ryan O’Reilly charged after truck crashes into a Tim Horton’s

    Ryan O’Reilly charged after truck crashes into a Tim Horton’s

    Ryan O’Reilly’s summer has taken a dramatically different turn, as the two-way center has been charged with impaired driving and leaving the scene in Lucan, Ont., near London. The recent addition to the Buffalo Sabres just signed a mega-deal extension w…
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  • Sabres' O'Reilly charged with impaired driving

    Sabres' O'Reilly charged with impaired driving

    ESPN.com Jul 13
    Sabres' O'Reilly charged with impaired driving
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  • Which teams have had the best and worst off-seasons according t…

    Which teams have had the best and worst off-seasons according to the numbers?

    It’s been nearly two weeks since free agency opened and most of the big fish have landed, which means it’s time to evaluate the winners and losers of free agency. There’s still some great players out there that can help teams, but the bulk of signings h…
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  • Sabres scrimmage draws 17,000 to see Eichel

    Sabres scrimmage draws 17,000 to see Eichel

    BUFFALO -- The building blocks of the Buffalo Sabres future were on display at the annual Blue & Gold scrimmage Friday. The Blue team, led by the No. 2 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, Sam Reinhart, defeated the Gold team, led by the No. 2 pick in t...
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  • Sabres name Andrew Allen goaltending coach

    Sabres name Andrew Allen goaltending coach

    NHL.com Jul 10
    The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has hired Andrew Allen as its goaltending coach. Allen will join the Sabres' coaching staff after spending the last four seasons as the developmental goaltending coach for the Chicago Blackhawks. In t...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Stepan’s contract force Rangers into trade…

    Rumor Roundup: Could Stepan’s contract force Rangers into trades?

    New York Rangers center Derek Stepan was among over 20 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration on Monday. That’s raising concerns in the New York media over whether the Blueshirts can afford to re-sign him. The New York Post’s Larry Brooks suggests…
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  • Why it will take time before McDavid, Eichel make serious impac…

    Why it will take time before McDavid, Eichel make serious impact

    The Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres have made it very clear – it’s time to flip the switch. The two franchises collected their rewards for a season of ineptitude – two generational talents in Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel – 12 days ago at the draft …
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.

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